Category Archives: Maps

All crafts upcycling using maps

Make Your Own Christmas Crackers With Old Maps

How To Make Your Own Christmas Crackers Using Vintage Maps

One of the best things about the Christmas dinner is the crackers on the table! And handmade Christmas crackers are the best!     Also, it's so easy to make your own Christmas crackers!     You can use paper that matches your Christmas table decor or personalize them by using...
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How To Make Paper Rosettes Decorations From Old Maps

Repurposed Map Rosettes for Christmas Decorations, Ornaments, and Present Toppers

If you look at many old roadmaps they are often printed in Christmassy colours (white, red and green)!. The backgrounds are white, forests and open spaces are green and major roads are printed in red. That's one of the reasons I decided to use them...
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How To Make Unique Repurposed Wood Map Ornaments

Combine Old Road Maps and Scrap Wood To Make Map Ornaments

I couldn't decide whether these upcycled map ornaments where mountains or trees. I think they can be either depending on which side you put on show.     The grey roadmap looks more like mountains and the green roadmap side more like trees. Originally, these...
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Fun And Easy IKEA Clock Hack With A World Map

Stomma IKEA Clock Hack With Map Tattoo

The other day I tagged along to my friends trip to Ikea. I had no intention of buying anything except for perhaps some salt liquorice and pickled herrings (I have Scandi food tastes). When I spotted this display of Stomma clocks for £1.95 ($2.50).   I knew I...
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How To Make A Cool World Map Denim Floor Cushion

Free Pattern For A Unique Applique Denim Floor Cushion

Again I get to combine my passion for upcycling old jeans with my love of maps with this unique applique denim floor cushion. YEAH!   I was rummaging through my fabric stash when I came across this IKEA Ursula beige linen large pillow cover. I'd bought it yonks...
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How To Make A Unique Denim And Vintage Map Lampshade

Denim Upcycled Floor Lamp with A Road Map Lampshade

When I first started this upcycle I had no intention of combining my two favourite materials to repurpose; old jeans and maps. I was just going to make a scallop map lampshade for an old floor lamp of mine.   It was when I couldn't find enough ribbon...
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